Dry needling is an alternative therapy we employ at Collins Place Physio to help patients with pain and mobility management. Typically performed alongside a hands-on remedial massage or physiotherapy session, our therapists use fine needles to stimulate underlying trigger points, and muscular and connective tissues. By increasing blood flow to a problem area, toxic waste products begin to clear, and damaged tissues are better able to heal.
Dry needling is not painful; however, you may experience an immediate ‘twitch’ response, followed by a dull ache that eases in a few minutes. A skilful treatment technique, dry needling sets off a chain of neurological events that result in an immediate decrease in muscle tension.
We use dry needling at Collins Place Physio to treat: